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The Gambling Samurai (1960)
"Kunisada Chûji" (original title)

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Chuji Kunisada returns to his home village to find that Jubei Matsui, the corrupt magistrate, has been responsible for virtually destroying Kunisada's family. A final tragedy leads Kunisada... See full summary »

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Daisuke Katô ...
Enzo Niko
Michiyo Aratama ...
Toku
Yôsuke Natsuki ...
Sentaro Itabashi
Yû Fujiki ...
Gentetsu Shimizu
Susumu Fujita ...
Magistrate Jubei Matsui
Eijirô Tôno ...
Kansuke
Kanzaburô Nakamura ...
Kantaro at age 6 (as Kankurô Nakamura)
Kumi Mizuno ...
Kiku
Kô Mishima ...
Yosaku
Yoshio Kosugi ...
Tokisaburo
Senkichi Ômura ...
Yoshi
Tetsurô Tanba ...
Fumizo Mitsuki
Minosuke Yamada ...
Uemon
Yusuke Minami ...
Tokimatsu Yamamura
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Chuji Kunisada returns to his home village to find that Jubei Matsui, the corrupt magistrate, has been responsible for virtually destroying Kunisada's family. A final tragedy leads Kunisada to join with a band of rogues living in the forest in robbing from the rich and giving to the poor, always with an eye toward avenging himself on Magistrate Matsui. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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